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Agriculture - Information and Education - News Release Files

Identifier: 013-06-018

Scope and Contents

This series contains all the news releases issued by the Press Secretary's Office of the Georgia Department of Agriculture. Included are the regular news releases with the specific communications media to which the story was released indicated in the upper right hand corner of the sheet; letters of transmittal, often with some explanation as to why the story is being released and how it should be featured; and the press-ready news releases. This last-named form is actually a publication in its own right designed to disseminate news stories from all the State's departments to the newspapers of Georgia. It is published weekly in Waynesboro, Georgia and each issue is laid out exactly as would a page of a typical newspaper complete with photographs, headlines, etc. Typical news releases would feature announcements from the Commissioner's office as to changes in policy and personnel, announcements concerning changes in both federal and state laws, and prize-winning recipes.


  • Created: 1972-1980


Conditions Governing Access



1.50 Cubic Feet

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Arrangement Note

These news releases are arranged chronologically by year and thereunder by month and date with the press-ready releases in separate chronological sequences.

Agriculture - Information and Education - News Release Files
Georgia Archives
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Repository Details

Part of the Georgia Archives Repository

5800 Jonesboro Rd
Morrow GA 30260 United States